Bhojpuri superstar Khesari Lal Yadav has found himself in the midst of a legal trouble as the actor has been booked for creating obscene songs. The complaint has been filed against the actor under section, 292, 294 and 354 of the Indian Penal Code by Sanatan Sena National President Surjit Singh. Surjit Singh alleged that the Bhojpuri actor Khesari Lal Yadav 'has been producing songs with obscene content and vulgarity towards women in India with the sole intention to mint money by making such obscene and vulgar content." Surjit Singh has also handed over screenshots as evidence against Khesari and demanded strict action against him.
Khesari Lal Yadav has been a controversial figure in Bhojpuri cinema as he had once claimed that the industry has been troubling him and he has been treated unfairly by many. He said that since his songs and films get successful, people are jealous of him. He alleged that the whole world is against him and he has started to feel that the industry will witness another Sushant Singh Rajpur. However, he added that he is not that weak and will the unmatchable support of his fans, we will try to sail this boat. Khesari Lal Yadav questioned what problem people have with him. He said that he spends his time helping the needy then why he is the target. Then he said that people who are targetting him may have a lot of money but they cannot buy respect and stardom with it. On the work front, his breakthrough came in the form of the 2012 film Saajan Chale Sasural. In 2019, he participated in the reality show Bigg Boss 13.